Pregnant and in Scrubs: Work Tips For The Expecting Nurse

Pregnant and in Scrubs: Work Tips for the Expecting Nurse

Nurses are notoriously hardworking people, and very few things can change that—even pregnancy. When they learn they’re pregnant, many nurses just trade their old scrubs for maternity scrubs and keep working, sometimes right up to when labor begins. “During my pregnancy, I worked up until the very last minute. Literally,” writes nurse Cassie in her […]

Medical Assistant Writes Children’s Books

Medical Assistant Writes Children’s Books

Whenever you visit your doctor, you will likely come across a Medical Assistant! They fill a dynamic role on the healthcare team, one that can include both administrative and clinical functions. So you might see them behind the front desk, in the exam room, or sitting with a patient’s family. Now you might be seeing […]

Nurses Rally After Controversial Playing Cards Comment

Nurses Rally After Controversial “Playing Cards” Comment

This week was a busy one for the healthcare community. Researchers discovered that hospital curtains are potentially a source for drug-resistant bacteria transmission. Reusable tourniquets for venipuncture, another study revealed, are another source for contamination. And scientists in Israel successfully 3D printed a miniature human heart (including blood vessels and other supporting structures)… using actual […]

finding the best MA school near me

Picking the Right MA Program for You

Once you’ve made the decision to pursue Medical Assisting, it’s time to find a program that will equip you with the education and practical skills you’ll need to be successful in the field. When you consider the impact higher education can have on your future, it makes sense that you would only want to invest […]

Lack of School Nurses Reaches Crisis Levels

Lack of School Nurses Reaches Crisis Levels

The desperate need for nurses nationwide is very well-known, making the RN license (especially a BSN degree) all the more valuable for those looking at a career in healthcare. But one niche of nursing—school nurses—has hit a new level of need, and it could be costing kids their lives. According to CBS News, only three […]

More Recipes for MA Students

More Recipes for Medical Assisting Students

Today, we bring you another installment of our recipe series for MA students! The goal is to provide you with recipes that are easy to make, relatively cheap, and mostly healthy. Whether you’re just starting out or you are hard at work in your Medical Assistant program, it’s important to keep your energy up and […]